Lebanese expats know how hard it is to live outside of Lebanon. We gathered seven hilarious tweets about how Lebanese people feel about Lebanon when they are
. Some of them are very poetic!
"I take tabbouleh baths."
me in Lebanon: we’re not even a countryme anywhere else: I rise every morning from the ashes of the Phoenix. We invented the alphabet. You can ski and beach in the same day all year round. Our houses are built from cedars of Solomon. I take tabbouleh baths. — Ali (@Ali_Kourani) December 1, 2017
"Fairouz is the mother of earth."
me in lebanon: no electricity AGAIN me anywhere else: fairouz is the mother of earth, beirut rose from the ashes 7 times, ski & beach in the same day, shawarma for breakfast lunch & dinner, you think you party but we party harder, the mediterranean sea flows through my veins https://t.co/7iKPidI5ff— natoosh fatoosh (@lebturk) December 2, 2017
"I bathe in labne."
Me in Lebanon: This traffic is horrendousMe everywhere else: I bathe in labne. Fares Karam is my father. You haven’t partied unless you’ve been to beirut. Koullouna lil watan lil 3oula lil 3alam. @LebaneseProblem https://t.co/IKjfFCTsdD — Michelle Atallah (@Missshhooo) December 1, 2017
"Fairouz is our coffee."
Me in Lebanon: I can’t live in this country.Me everywhere else: Lebanon is the land of the Phoenicians. We invented the alphabets. I make taboule in my sleep. Food is underrated. We’re trilingual. Electricity is overrated. Fairouz is our coffee. Switzerland of the Middle East https://t.co/JbUae9WQ0x — Xena (@Zeina_723) December 2, 2017
"We invented the alphabet."
Me in Lebanon: this place is trashMe anywhere else: We invented the alphabet. Jesus performed his first miracle here. My mom is a shawarma. 18 religions. Ski in the AM, beach in the PM. I was born in the underground bomb shelter turned into a club. I brush my teeth with hummus https://t.co/cFJWnmAWnT — مايا Maya (@Mayyish) December 1, 2017
"A cedar tree is growing in my uterus."
me in Lebanon: i hate never having electricity me everywhere else: there’s hummus in my blood stream. I left my soul in Beirut. Fairuz is my actual mother. You can see the sea and the mountains at the same time. A cedar tree is growing in my uterus. https://t.co/JdkhVCpvOd— J. (@zeitzaytoon) December 1, 2017
"Hookah flows through our veins."
Me in Lebanon: The whole government is corrupt. WHY TF IS THERE NO ELECTRICITY?! Me everywhere else: Lebanon is the Paris of the Middle East. You can go skiing in the mountains and swimming in the same day. Hookah flows through our veins. Lebanese women are the most beautiful https://t.co/KZEeER0cfw— Emma (@emmaay_4) November 30, 2017